Jordan Spieth five clear at Masters
Jordan Spieth five clear at Masters

Jordan Spieth birdied the second and fifth holes to move five clear of the field at 10-under par as the Masters second round unfolded on Friday.

Ernie Els, Louis Oosthuizen hot as Masters leader Joedan Spieth tees off
Ernie Els, Louis Oosthuizen hot as Masters leader Joedan Spieth tees off

Masters leader Jordan Spieth teed off with a two-shot edge in Friday`s second round while South African major winners Ernie Els and Louis Oosthuizen made early charges at Augusta National.

Dustin Johnson exercises demons with first Blue Monster triumph
Dustin Johnson exercises demons with first Blue Monster triumph

Dustin Johnson, on the comeback trail after taking a six-month hiatus from the PGA Tour, slayed some demons and tamed the Blue Monster on Sunday.

Matt Kuchar withdraws from PGA Championship with back issues

There was a player withdrawal from the 96th PGA Championship on Thursday due to back pain, but it was not Tiger Woods who pulled out.

Mickelson relishing his ``double double`` challenge

Phil Mickelson is hoping for the wind to blow and the rain to fall this week as he aims for his personal "double double" of Scottish Open and British Open success which the American achieved last year.

Fast finish lifts Oosthuizen into tie for Byron Nelson lead

South African Louis Oosthuizen carded four birdies in the last five holes to surge into a share of the lead with American Brendon Todd after the third round at the $6.9 million HP Byron Nelson Championship in Texas on Saturday.

Australia`s Smith takes lead in early career boost

Australia`s Cameron Smith gave his fledgling professional career a huge boost at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters Saturday as he took the third round lead with a five-under-par 67.

Westwood wins Malaysian Open with seven-shot victory to end two-year trophy drought

British golf ace Lee Westwood has won the Malaysian Open on Sunday with a seven-shot victory to end his two-year winless drought.

Lahiri moves to 14th, Westwood stays in lead at Malaysian Open

Anirban Lahiri, who has rather uneventful even-par rounds on the first two days, exploded into action on the third with a flawless six-under 66, which carried him to tied 14th at the Maybank Malaysian Open here.

Lee Westwood clinches first-round lead at 2.75 mln-dollar Malaysian Open

British golf ace Lee Westwood has surged to a first-round lead of the Malaysian Open on Thursday with a seven-under par 65, maintaining his solid performance from last week`s US Masters.

Westwood, Oosthuizen headline field in Malaysia

Lee Westwood and Louis Oosthuizen head a trio of former Malaysian Open champions gunning for the title again just days after making weekend runs at the prestigious Masters tournament.

Choi fifth, Bae and Thongchai also start well at Masters

Korean K J Choi, for long the flag-bearer of Asian golf, kept alive his dreams of a Masters title when he carded a steady two-under 70 to be tied for fifth place at the end of the first day of the 78th Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club here.

Leishman makes early charge at Masters

Australia`s Marc Leishman opened with three birdies Friday to seize the early second-round lead at the 78th Masters with major winners Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen in hot pursuit.

McIlroy, Scott will leave it for late at Augusta Masters

Louis Oosthuizen and Bubba Watson were set for an early charge Friday at the 78th Masters while fellow major champions Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott settled in for a long wait.

Bubba revels in pressure-free Masters start

Twelve months after succumbing to the pressure of trying to retain his Masters title, Bubba Watson delivered a near-flawless display to soar up the leaderboard in Thursday`s opening round at Augusta National.

Louis Oosthuizen claims second Volvo Golf Champions title

South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen has claimed his second Volvo Golf Champions title at Durban Country Club on Sunday by producing two sensational birdies to finish with a flourish against a spirited challenge from compatriot and 2012 winner Branden Grace.

I must avoid distractions, says flavour-of-month Stenson

Henrik Stenson`s dramatic rise to number three in the world has led to a sudden surge in off-course demands and distractions that could damage his golf unless he is careful, the Swede said on Wednesday.

Louis Oosthuizen sidelined after recurrence of back injury

Former British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen will be out for two weeks after suffering a recurrence of a long-standing back problem, his management company said on Tuesday.

Phil Mickelson takes great pride in Presidents Cup longevity

Mickelson and Bradley will take part in what is arguably the marquee contest of the opening day against South Africans Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel.

Graeme McDowell wary of `evil` pin positions at Muirfield

Graeme McDowell is ready for a little skullduggery at this week`s British Open as the Northern Irishman puts his instinctive links golf skills to the test at bone-dry Muirfield.